The heartless Charlie Babbitt prepares for the great heritage he will receive after the death of his father. But it turns out that Charlie has an older brother that he didn´t know about, Raymond, who inherits all the money. The autistic Raymond is locked in a nursing home when Charlie kidnaps him. This will be the start of a journey where both Charlie and Raymond grows as people and create a bright future with each other as brothers. Dustin Hoffman won an Oscar for his role as Raymond, and the movie also won the award for Best Picture.